Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion, Washington,
Lieutenant General Grant: February 9, 1865.

Suspend execution of death sentence of Hugh F. Riley, eleventh Mass Vols. now in front of Petersburg, until further orders, and forward record for examination. A. LINCOLN.

Maj: Eckert

Please send above telegram JNO. G. NICOLAY